Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for PHP 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PHP 7 over the 6 months to 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

PHP 7
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 578 633 589
Rank change year-on-year +55 -44 -
Contract jobs citing PHP 7 45 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.022% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.045% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 8
London median daily rate £463 £338 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £313 £318 £318
90th Percentile £600 £418 £488
England median daily rate £450 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

PHP 7 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 22,134 22,159 18,908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 50.08% 48.38% 45.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16,782 17,009 14,114
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £350 £320
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £480 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 148 125
London median hourly rate £36.25 £34.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.62% -15.00% +34.95%
10th Percentile £18.77 £18.43 £16.59
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.88 £65.00
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

PHP 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing PHP 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing PHP 7 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PHP 7 in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for PHP 7 in London

PHP 7
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PHP 7 within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +7 22 £600 +77.78% 4
East London -30 1 - - 2
South London - 1 £425 -
PHP 7
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing PHP 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for PHP 7.

1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 31 (68.89%) MySQL
3 29 (64.44%) JavaScript
4 23 (51.11%) Symfony
4 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (46.67%) Redux
6 20 (44.44%) TDD
7 19 (42.22%) Node.js
7 19 (42.22%) Docker
8 18 (40.00%) Microservices
9 17 (37.78%) Amazon SQS
9 17 (37.78%) BDD
9 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
10 16 (35.56%) Laravel
10 16 (35.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 16 (35.56%) React
10 16 (35.56%) AWS Lambda
10 16 (35.56%) Serverless
11 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
11 15 (33.33%) CSS
12 13 (28.89%) TypeScript
13 12 (26.67%) Front End Development
13 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
14 11 (24.44%) HTML
15 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
16 8 (17.78%) HTML5
17 7 (15.56%) Open Source
17 7 (15.56%) PHP 5
17 7 (15.56%) RESTful

PHP 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.89%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) WordPress
3 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 23 (51.11%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (37.78%) Amazon SQS
3 16 (35.56%) AWS Lambda
3 16 (35.56%) Serverless
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (4.44%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (68.89%) MySQL
2 16 (35.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 15 (33.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (8.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.89%) PHPUnit
3 3 (6.67%) Codeception
3 3 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 3 (6.67%) Selenium
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) Xdebug
4 1 (2.22%) git-flow
4 1 (2.22%) webpack
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Billing
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (97.78%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) PHP Developer
3 15 (33.33%) AWS Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 13 (28.89%) React Developer
5 12 (26.67%) AWS Engineer
5 12 (26.67%) AWS Software Engineer
5 12 (26.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 12 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 12 (26.67%) JavaScript Engineer
5 12 (26.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 12 (26.67%) Senior React Developer
5 12 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
5 12 (26.67%) Senior Software Engineer
5 12 (26.67%) Software Engineer
6 10 (22.22%) Symfony Developer
7 9 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (17.78%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (15.56%) PHP Symfony Developer
10 6 (13.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (51.11%) Symfony
2 21 (46.67%) Redux
3 19 (42.22%) Node.js
4 16 (35.56%) Laravel
4 16 (35.56%) React
5 15 (33.33%) CSS
6 11 (24.44%) HTML
7 8 (17.78%) HTML5
8 7 (15.56%) LAMP
8 7 (15.56%) RESTful
9 5 (11.11%) CSS3
9 5 (11.11%) jQuery
9 5 (11.11%) REST
10 4 (8.89%) AngularJS
10 4 (8.89%) Web Services
11 3 (6.67%) DOM
12 2 (4.44%) Doctrine
12 2 (4.44%) Sass
12 2 (4.44%) Vue.js
13 1 (2.22%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Fintech
2 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) TDD
3 18 (40.00%) Microservices
4 17 (37.78%) BDD
4 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
5 12 (26.67%) Front End Development
5 12 (26.67%) Software Engineering
6 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 7 (15.56%) Open Source
7 5 (11.11%) OOP
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Deployment
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Android Development
9 3 (6.67%) API Development
9 3 (6.67%) DevOps
9 3 (6.67%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
9 3 (6.67%) iOS Development
9 3 (6.67%) Kanban
9 3 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) PHP
2 29 (64.44%) JavaScript
3 13 (28.89%) TypeScript
4 7 (15.56%) PHP 5
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) SQL
6 1 (2.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) Google